Attanagh Civil Parish
|Poor Law Union||Abbeyleix|
ATTANAGH, a parish, partly
in the barony of Upper Ossory, Queen's county, but chiefly in that of
Fassadining, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 1¾ mile (E.S.E.)
from Durrow; containing 750 inhabitants. This parish, formerly
called Rathanna and Attier, is situated on the river Nore,
and comprises 2445 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act.
The living is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory; the
rectory is united to that of Aharney, and in the patronage of the Crown;
the vicarage is united by act of council to the vicarage of Aharney and
the rectories of Kilmenan and Rossconnell, in the patronage of the Bishop.
The tithes amount to £92. 6. 1¾, is payable to the rector, and the
remainder to the vicar; and the gross tithes payable to the vicar amount
to £362. 11. 3½. The tithes of the rectorial union amount to £318.
19. 5¾. The church, a plain neat edifice, was erected by aid of a
loan of £850 from the late Board of First Fruits, in 1821. The
glebe-house is situated on a glebe of 40 acres, on which also the church
is built, and there is another glebe of 100 acres in Rossconnell. In
the R.C. divisions this parish is one of the nine denominations that form
the union or district of Ballyragget. The parochial school, in which
are 25 children, is supported by the rector and vicor; and there is a
private pay school.
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LDS Film Numbers
|Film Title||Film number(s)|
|Tithe Applotments, 1823-1838||#256567|
|Griffith's Valuation, 1850||#101757|
|Ballyraggat PC Parish, Baptisms & marriages, 1856-1881||#979702|
|1901 Ireland Census||#850458|
|1911 Ireland Census, Townlands: Ballynafunshin, Glebe, Grenan||#2193074|
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Civil Parish Links
|Griffith's Valuation, Attanagh Civil Parish, ConnorsGenealogy website|
|Griffith's Valuation Index, Attanagh Civil Parish, John Hayes' website|
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